New Swells on Tap for The WeekendJune 14, 2017, 1:09 AM HST · Updated June 13, 8:51 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
Small Craft Advisory: In effect through 6 a.m. Wednesday for our channels and Māʻalaea Bay.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Maui Surf Forecast
North: Surf heights are expected to be knee/waist high today, the best breaks could get up to tummy/chest high on the sets.
West: Surf heights are expected to be ankle/knee high today, some spots will be flat.
South: Surf heights are expected to be ankle/knee high today, some spots will be flat.
All shores should remain well below advisory level today. A new south-southwest swell is expected this weekend. This swell should begin to fill in Friday, peak Saturday afternoon and hold through Sunday into Monday morning. Another south-southwest is forecast for the 20th.
Moderate trade swell for the east side.
Models are indicating a small northwest swell for Sunday into Monday.
Keep in mind, surf heights are measured on the face of the wave from trough to crest. Heights vary from beach to beach, and at the same beach, from break to break.